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Investigative journalist Beth Macy talks with Interlochen Public Radio executive director Peter Payette about her latest book, "Dopesick: Dealers, ...

Bought by WKAR and WDET Detroit Public Radio


  • Added: Sep 20, 2018
  • Length: 54:29
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Kyle Cook (left) and Carla Saunders (right)
Kyle Cook and Carla Saunders are neonatal nurse practitioners at East Tennessee Children’s Hospital in Knoxville. They’ve spent decades caring for...

Bought by WHCP-LP


  • Added: Sep 19, 2017
  • Length: 05:03
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Curved Spine, Credit: Nate and his Doctors
You have medical insurance. Each month you submit your rather large premium payments, and when it's time to actually use the insurance for a medica...

  • Added: Jan 17, 2017
  • Length: 53:00
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When Amy and Ryan Green's son Joel was diagnosed with cancer, they decided build an inspirational video game based on this treatment. But Joel didn...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Mar 26, 2015
  • Length: 17:42
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: AIDS awareness painting in Chimoio, Mozambique. , Credit: Courtesy of Flickr user Ton Rulkens.
Thirty years ago an HIV diagnosis was a death sentence. Today, sophisticated drug cocktails known as highly active antiretroviral therapy, or HAART...

Bought by WTJU


  • Added: Dec 17, 2014
  • Length: 38:57
  • Purchases: 1
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This journey begins in the deepest recesses of the human brain--the hippocampus, and ends in the memory support unit of a retirement community. It'...

  • Added: Aug 05, 2013
  • Length: 27:22
Caption: Students study math at a cramschool in Kota, Rajasthan, India, Credit: Bianca Vazquez Toness
Getting into the top engineering schools in India is statistically harder than breaking into Harvard. So hard that students study for two years in ...

Bought by Outer Voices, KUOW, and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 20, 2013
  • Length: 06:22
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Antelope trying to move through deep snow , Credit: David Grubbs, Billings Gazette
Biologists estimate thousands of pronghorn antelope died in Montana over the long, harsh winter...thousands more are stranded at the Fort Peck Rese...

  • Added: Jun 10, 2011
  • Length: 04:11
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Is Maine immune to a deadly bat disease?

Bought by WMPG and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jun 02, 2011
  • Length: 07:10
  • Purchases: 2

  • Added: Jun 04, 2010
  • Length: 03:18
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Viagra, a drug with infinite name recognition and touted benefits is, as we know, pervasively advertised on television and the Internet. But what i...

  • Added: Nov 10, 2009
  • Length: 29:01
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Travels around Tasmania to learn about the fate of the little Devil

Bought by WAMC, KUT, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Sep 14, 2009
  • Length: 06:11
  • Purchases: 3